At work, part II – The Big Picture – Boston.com

At work, part II – The Big Picture – Boston.com A collection of well done photographs featuring workers working. I’m sure it’s fine to be impressed and glorify workers, as long as we keep it distinct from Labor. (Thanks, Jenny, for the link) Anyway, this is one of my favorites…but I love books. From Boston.comAn Read More …

Tulip – Freehand Pen & Ink

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Tulip – Freehand Pen & Ink, originally uploaded by carl.setzer. A quick sketch for my son. He wanted a tulip, and this what I crunchedout without any reference.

Poor Public Affairs Management

Story: Vancouver police chief says innocent man beaten by officers did not resist Brief synopsis: a man is beaten by police after a domestic disturbance call. Problem: police were at the wrong place and the man was completely innocent. Initial press statement says the chap was beaten because he resisted arrest. This story retracts that Read More …

Haiku

Rain flows gently downPools slowly, circles reach outDamp chill feels like home Odd that this came to me today as we were quite free of rain. Actually, sunny and warm…like spring time warmth. However, I’ve lived in the Seattle area a good portion of my life. I guess this just comes naturally.

Evening’s End

So very much done today. A blur, flurry of randomized tasks, along with all the high-priority items. With this, I managed to meet with several local bloggers. Now, though, evening’s finality creeps in. Even with my pleasing productivity, I still agonize about all that’s not done. Silly, perhaps, but that’ me. Hung up on what’s Read More …

At the Big Blog Meetup

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } At the Big Blog Meetup, originally uploaded by Hugger Industries. Thanks to Bike Hugger for capturing this shot of the Big Blog meet up in Pioneer Square (Seattle). I do enjoy Zeitgeist coffee! It Read More …

Flower

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } 100_1895, originally uploaded by carl.setzer. I am quite pleased with this shot. The macro setting of my little Kodak does some nice work. I could have done a better job with framing it, though. Read More …

Posterous

A little while back, I posted a piece about FriendFeed, and one of my friends asked me about how it compared to Posterous. I stumbled upon this poll at Mashable that compares Posterous with Tumblr (note: the poll is from September). I had messed with Tumblr, but didn’t go anywhere with it. I might need Read More …

Rebecca MacKinnon: Google Gets On the Right Side of History

By REBECCA MACKINNON One night in the mid-1990s when I was working as a journalist in Beijing, I went out to dinner with some Chinese friends. I had just finished reading a book called “The File” by the British historian Timothy Garton Ash. It’s about what happened in East Berlin after the Berlin Wall came Read More …